Pre-AP World History Agenda
October 9 and 10 (Wednesday and Thursday) Era I: Human Origins and Early Civilizations, Prehistory to 1000 b.c. (b.c.e.)
By the end of this unit, students will demonstrate knowledge of ancient river valley civilizations including those of Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus River Valley, and China and the civilizations of the Hebrews, Phoenicians, and Nubians by: Being able to locate these civilizations and place them in the correct time periods.
Describing the development of social, political, and economic patterns – including slavery.
Explaining the development of religious traditions in these societies.
Describing the origins, beliefs, traditions, customs, and spread of Judaism.
Explaining the development of language and writing.
Follow along and fill out the note page that goes along with the China Lecture. NOTE: this lecture will follow the format that was established with the Ancient Egypt lecture where not everything is written on the Powerpoint, meaning you MUST pay attention to the lecture to obtain the necessary information.
Part III – Ancient China Activity (20 minutes) Partner
During this activity we will continue to develop our understanding of Ancient Chinese Civilization while also comparing it to the other Ancient River Valley Civilizations that we have learned about thus far.
The following assignments are due NEXT CLASS (October 11-15):
Complete the China Map – you will be graded on ACCURACY AND NEATNESS!!!!!
The following assessment will occur on October 16-17:
Study for the Early River Valley Civilizations Exam – this covers all of Chapter 2 and the notes on Mesopotamia (Sumer), Egypt, Indus, and Ancient China.